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. tam cam and we had can see all the sunshine. the big news is the we'll be right backup. hi parents, it's going to be such a big school year. your kids will each take care of our class hamsters, lewis & clark. then i'll tell them the story of pluto, the sad little planet that was. i'll introduce them to some new friends, the fractions, and some cold blooded ones, the dinosaurs. [sfx: dinosaur growl] clark! anyway, here's what they'll need: markers, scissors, crayons, pencils, folders, juice boxes, pretzel sticks, glue sticks, tape that sticks, and glitter. so much glitter. school takes a lot. target has it all. of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. brace yourself for the big, bold taste tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. we're gonna ec '70s '80s and '90s are around the bay area this is a look of temperatures around the certain spots we will have more on the weather and temperatures in my next report. >> former prime minister get david cameron is being questioned today in front of parliament calends excomm
-old husband, smacking the attacker in the head. big jab. we'll have more on the man behind the pie all later in the show. by the way, in about an hour from now, the uk prime minister david minister, he's expected to speak in front of parliament hoping to stop further damage to the government from this scandal. so to get some of the latest on the investigation and a preview of what will happen in today's speech, martin flesher joins us live from london. there is an emergency session of parliament today, this has brought david cameron back into the country to be able to speak before the people there. what do we expect to hear? >> that's right, today's highlight, every day brings some dramatic development. today the star there will be david cameron. he actually called for the emergency session. he cut short a trip to africa to try to take control of this. he'll face a grilling, though. the key questions will be very significant questions for him. why did he hire a former news of the world editor despite warnings, how much did he know about the phone hacking investigation, when did he know it, a
bridge. so the resulting traffic backup while the investigation was going on was a big headache for commuters -- commuters. at this point, it's unclear if either the driver or the cyclist will be cited. kraig debora ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kraig. >>> san francisco police chief greg sur will hold a meeting tonight in an attempt to cool down tensions tied to a police shooting on saturday. it will be held at 6:00 at the bayview opera house. [ chanting ] >> a protest was held last night in downtown san francisco to express anger over the fatal shooting of 19-year-old parolee kenneth harding. the officers involved in the shooting say harding pulled a weapon and shot at them first. investigators say residue from a weapon was found on harding's hands. police arrested 35 people at the protest. demonstrators are being blamed for vandalism, breaking windows at the castro muni station and throwing rocks and smoke bombs. >>> president obama is scheduled to meet with republican leaders from the house of representatives in less than two hours to talk about the debt ceiling and defi
. the price is neg ot a big investment. >> reasonable maintenance spend the money on appropriate materials. and pay attention to panlt. all the expense in paints is in the prep and the application. it's not in the cost of the paint itself. don't look for cheap paint. we will save 5 bucks a gallon after you spend thouz annasands you get cheap paint. >> i have a brick chimney. i tried to raise the chimney back to the roof diaphragms. what experience you have on the brick chimneys? >> we have a couple of structural engineers that has done this brick work. >> i haven't but as a chair ever a committee i will give a politically incorrect answer. if the chimney is not an historic element take it down for safety reasons replace it with a wood framed or metal chimney. that's for safety reasons. i understand in san francisco and elsewhere that a beautiful old brick chimney adds a lot of character. it sometimes the chimney is holding up the house and not the other way around. they can be braced but the amount of free standing above the roof line is a hazard a reinforces masonry chimney is better.
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't have the big surge like we've had the last couple of mornings. we will start off with sunshine. sunrise over the big city. i look for inland temps today. normal high temps for july 20th. we are forecasting 92. it has been awhile since we've been over that number. calistoga 91 average this time of year. and gilroy 88 went slightly above. went 90 degrees. most locations inland temps have been so far below for awhile. coastal temperatures haven't been that far. they have been near average. there is still patchy fog going down the coast. you have to give it credit when the fog wants to form there is nothing to support it. so 50s and 60s on the temps. however, here comes another low dropping in so today looks like a warmup and then we will start to back off a little bit and see temperatures slide down. today unless you are right by the waters edge there won't be that much fog. it will be sunny and warmer for many. the fog will be enhancing and increasing. thick fog. mainly hugging the coast. and inland temps have no problem warming up today. so 60s, 70s, 80s, and low 90s. livermore right at
] [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your father is suffering. [ male announcer ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> protesters take to the streets. the violence and vandalism carried out for a man who tried to shoot the police. >>> a media mogul forced to defend himself in more ways than one. how his wife sprang into action to protect him. >> it will now take more than the special training bouncers will have to work in california. >>> good evening, i'm ken. >> and i'm dana king a. peaceful protest this was not. >> demonstrators unhappy with the police killing of a teenage convict
be a very big deal in the near future. good evening, i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken. a peaceful protest, this was not. demonstrators unhappy with the police killing of a teenage convict turned to vandalism and violence tonight. dozens of people have been arrested. one demonstrator even attacked our news crew while reporter elizabeth cook and photo journalist patrick sadia were trying to get the protester's side of the story. you're okay tonight, elizabeth, but tell us what happened. >> well, we started out following the protesters and the protest ended here, but that's right, when we are at the corner of 16th and mission street, we were trying to interview one of the protesters and as you can see from the video here, the protester tried -- another protest came up behind our photo journalist and tried to grab his camera. now we continued rolling and were able to catch the aftermath of the suspect or the woman who tried to steal the camera running away and also the short brawl that came about with protesters and police. now that wasn't the only thing we found today. we saw smoke flairs a
right. president chiu, you looked so great, riding your bicycle up all of those hills. big city nights and those big city bills you were looking so right. making all of the budget come back, big city home nights and those big city bills and you were looking so right bring the budget bat b -- ack ♪ [bell] president chiu: thank you. next speaker is not. >> thank you -- next speakers. >> you may hear the seriousness in my voice because i am been victimized. many just give you one example over there. i want to make this clear to the city and county on record. i have been here in city hall for 20 years. i was upstairs in the media room before the earthquake, ok? now, i done made history. i made history, and now, they are trying to get rid of me. one thing is sure, i'm going to stand my ground. i am asking for a public hearing of what goes on in the press room. right now, i think you all know. the press room, that is part of city hall, and that is expensive real estate. back when real -- when willie brown was the mayor, he gave them the room. to see if there is quality. some got two realms
's suit. how you can do it from your home computer and save big-time money. >> bay area researchers have identified seven risk factors for alzheimer's disease. the good news is you can do something about them, and i'll have that story coming up. >>> plus, pumping the brakes on food trucks. the bay area city where a controversial law has created a battle over the rolling restaurants. >>> and good evening. i'm chief meteorologist jeff fern any. no doubt the warmer weather today had you outside right now with 66 in san francisco. well, it will be cooler tonight. we'll talk all about this big-time warming trend coming up in my sey ca i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line. but i'll be there every step of the way. call or come in and talk with us today. >>> you're seeing them more and more on city streets. food trucks offering gourmet ea
big? what would you get rid of? >> i was one of the folks last week who introduced an amendment that said, let's at least freeze defense spendsing. it's not a very popular thing for a republican to do. i like defense, it's important to me. we only got 65 democrats and only 70 republicans. i'm willing to put everything on the table to be serious about spending reductions. >> what do we do about the big entitlements that go through the roof as people get older and older. you can't limit the number of people turning 65 by law. how do you deal with the cost increase? >> let's start by being honest with ourselves. i think the president did that this week. if you read his veto message about cut, cap and balance, he says the only reasons he opposes a balanced budget amendment is that it prevents us from keeping our promises to the seniors. what he's saying is what we have been telling folks back home, you cannot balance the budget without changing medicare, medicaid and social security. you simply can't do it. the folks back home tell you they want a balanced budget amendment. >> but t
in it a green bell is a big rig versus a car the right lane is bought and an ambulance is on scene. we are still seen top speeds on the highway >> national news the house of representatives passed the bill to raise the debt ceiling is allowing the government to borrow two trillion dollars more. democrats are expected can it kill the bill in the senate appeared they have also put together out deficit plan the president did say more work in the is needed >> what you're seeing is an evaluation of that plan and you will see some significant overlap. we might agree in principle with seven senators it does not get as out of the house of representatives that will have to be a broader agreement so this gets done in a serious way. >> president's remarks were followed by the best day on the dow jones. we will fall they dock markets for you when they open and this is a live look outside from our mt. tam camera they he is on and we will have more news weather and traffic when we return @p@po' a sent as a woman has been arrested by causes blurring of a child away of of with candy. investor say she forced her
decade. the key thing here is this is the first so-called big idea with support from influential lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. last night, the republican-led house pass its preferred solution to solving the crisis known as the cut, cap, and balance act, the legislation cuts federal spending by $6 trillion and requires a constitutional balanced budget amendment in exchange for raising the debt ceiling but the bill is expected to die in the senate. the president's focus was on the plan forged by the so-called gang of six. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisanship consensus around what that would take. >> reporter: the plan calls for an immediate deficit cut of $500 billion and mandates spending caps through 2015 and require congress on find specific cuts in medicare, defense spending, agricultural and energy. it would phase in the lower inflation measure for social security and scale back, but not eliminate, deductions for mortgage interest and charity and retirement counts and
the other day that others get the same health insurance benefits i get. i don't know who is paying big premiums. i hope is being deducted from any and all of you that may benefit from that. thank you. i also picked up this charter amendment will affect the number of elected officials that are going to make decisions about pensions and i think electing is better than appointing. thank you. [tone] president chiu: thank you. are there any other members of the public who wish to speak at this public hearing? the public hearing is close. supervisor mar: there is always a challenge when there is not enough time for real dialogue. i appreciate the mayors efforts to put a pension reform package before us. i did want to allow someone from department of human resources to respond because i think many of the retirees -- it's great seeing many of the familiar faces from teachers to longtime public employees coming to speak before us with compelling arguments for why the pullout and this restructuring of the health system board. they make a good argument that it is anti-democratic -- anti- democrat
, depression, mid life hypertension and obesity and diabetes. >> we went through a big depression stage. >> this 27-year-old molly made important changes. >> exercise. eating healthy. staying active socially. and physically. >> they don't know whether genetics or a cop binnation led to the diagnosis but are hopeful other families will learn from the experience. >> to make the country very much aware that there is this horrible disease. and this affects young people, not just old. >> laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> white house endorsed a bill sponsored by dianne feinstein defining marriage only between a man and woman. it went to affect 15 years ago. >> because of doma couples can not take advantage of federal protection to every other married couples in the country. and believe it or not they're over a thousand federal laws and protections that are afforded to married couples. >> other members will hear testimony tomorrow from same-sex couple who's want to see doma overturned. the house speaker said it's quote the law of the land and saying that this is another effort by washington democr
's going to be a big school year. your kids are going to climb rope. they're going to have a year long tug war with the ceiling. and by the time they get out of 8th grade, they're going to do it with sweat on their brow and achievement in their hearts. so, this is what they're gonna need: running shoes, t-shirts, tube socks, fruit cups, cheese sticks, energy bars, rope climbing gloves, rope burn ointment, and a jump drive. not sure what that is, but they're gonna be jumpin'. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> a woman is said to be doing well tonight after being rescued from the san francisco bay after a wind surfing mishap. she was pulled from the water just north of the bay after being out there overnight. kron4's grant lotus has more on the rescue. >> at about 5:00 p.m. on monday, cathy catan headed out here in the foster city area for a little wind surfing adventure but she ran into trouble when her sail actually broke and so she was stranded out here in the bay and she was holding onto her board and the tides just kind of took her, she didn't fight the tides and a coast guard s
to lawsuits. >> this is a big liability issue here, so if you don't know the ins and outs of what you should and shouldn't do, you can get in trouble. >> the training also teaches bouncers about terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. experts say that bouncers are ten times more likely to get attacked than police officers. >> i would like to bounce to the weekend, but i'm afraid we're going to have to go through wednesday and thursday and friday. >> but you're going to love wednesday. you will, because i know you like the warmer conditions. look at this. as night fell at 8:29, we experienced a high of 83 degrees and then the stratus began to roll back in. still clear skies in san francisco after a high today of 67 degrees. we with r up to 82 degrees in santa rosa. up to the mid 80s throughout the trivalley. these temperatures will increase by 10 degrees in many of our inland locations for wednesday. we'll hold that weather pattern on thursday, then drop 12 degrees by friday. take a good look at your anticipated numbers for midweek. for wednesday, going up to 87 degrees in san rafael. m
580 from livermore. just cleared to the shoulder involving a big rig, out of lanes right at the truck scales. let's head to mountain veil, a sig alert at this hour on ellis street, car fire, two right lanes blocked there and the bay shore freeway at carlson, the on-ramp is blocked with an accident there. >> thanks a lot. >> still ahead, what a new report is revealing about illegal immigrants in the bay area. >> and unfinished business of an east bay contractor and why the owners of this house haven't been able to live there for more than a year. >> and a little later possible deal in the works in washington to avert a default on the nation's debt. when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film. finish jet dry rinse agent removes residue and actively dries dishes, for a brilliant shine straight from the dishwasher. finish jet dry rinse agent. finish. the diamond standard. only lysol neutra air sanitizing spray sanitizes the air and kills 99.9% of bacteria at the source. two reasons why with lysol a fresh home is the sign of a healthy home. >> dan: morning, it's 4:42 and take a liv
at the rings imagine how big the tree was. okay. see how tight they are. the tree was quite large. if you look at this one, it's hard to perceive where the circle of the tree rings actually were. imagine this tree, it was huge. >> that's douglas fir. it's funny today we have modern engineered lumber this is natures perfect natural lumber. this is the spencer house, this is a section of an old capital on the top of the column holding the center span being in the basement. everything in that house all the framing is of this quality. we would make molding out of it or stair treads today. as a result that house after 106 years of earthquakes is still plum and level and you know in amazing shape because -- >> if you look this is a modern 2 by 4 you see the rings. this one is not so bad in terms of how close together they are. >> you have a question? >> what if you eluded to earlier that the application of some of the misguided modeling materials to the outside of the building might cause the building to deteriorate more quickly. i think what you are talking about now would indicate it's a good
think, also is going to be a big question. if there is a two-year process, if that got started today, he may be able to completed prior to 2015, but if there were additional questions that clinton the -- that would lengthen the process, recology may not be in the position to dispose of that waste in 2015. lastly, the other additional unanswered question that you have is the fact that recology has filed for an amendment to the conditional use permit that would allow rail transport to take place. the processes in its infancy. they have not decided what environmental impact there might be, as well as all the processes that would take place before the board. i think as responsible supervisors, which i am sure you are, you would prefer to delay and wait until you know for sure. thank you very much. supervisor chu: thank you. it is great to see you. >> good morning. my name is dr. richard paskowitz, part of, a member of yuba country against garbage. this is a proposal for the city and county of san francisco presented by a division of recology. deception by mission. -- ommission. the first dec
got stuck out there in the water. >> i feel very very relieved. >> this was a a really big ordeal. >> dr. stephen hammond was worried when his wife as you can see here was windsurfing and did not come back in monday he said that her sail separated from her board and left her stranded. >> her husband says that she was in the water for 12 hours and was able to see some rescue boats. >> the boats came within 50 ft. of her and they cannot see her, one time she lifted up the board and she yield, but it was hard because the sea was so choppy. she thought maybe she could swim in, but her only chance was probably about 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. when it was flooding that she might have been able to get close to shore. i think her energy was little at that point. >> in addition to having clung to her board overnight she is also undergoing chemotherapy. but this afternoon she is said to be doing well and plans on get out--getting out to windsurfing very soon. >> she has a lot of strength. >> as we speak, a member of the coast guard had to go into the water and that man talked about the
appearance yesterday the big question is can he hold on to his company? abc's jeffrey kofman is in london this morning. good morning. >> reporter: a frail rupert murdoch and his defiant son tried to save the family empire but a report released this morning accuses their company of deliberately trying to block an investigation. not good news for rupert murdoch or the prime minister here. the murdochs and their empire are not out of trouble yet. far from it. the report released this morning finds their company deliberately tried to thwart a police investigation into the "news of the world" widespread phone hacking and police bribery. this morning it is the prime minister's turn in the hot seat. at this moment he is the focus of an emergency session of parliament. trying to contain the scandal that has led to calls for his resignation. >> people desperately want us to put a stop to the illegal practices to ensure the independence and effectiveness of the police and to establish a more healthy relationship between politicians and media owners. >> reporter: this follows a carefully rehearsed e
, weighed about 150,000 pounds. it's a big coke bottle. >> and what do we have here? what can you tell us about this stuff? >> treated material that we use for framing, for decks. people use this for decking. right here, it looks like it's treat on the ends. which i guess you're going to get to treating cut ends on material that's freshly treated. that's the new stuff though. >> yeah. >> and this is treated with copper sulfate which forms a reaction with any nails that you use unless you use stainless steel. >> we'll talk about that in just a second. because you have to use the right kind of fassners, nails, and other clamp and clips and joyce hangers to match the kind of woods you're using. and what is this stuff here? >> that's the old pressure treated which is copper arsenic. and you want to wash your hands now that you've touched it. because you've got arsenic on your hands. >> used to be arsenic-based treatment. the federal government threatened to regulate the industry, pressure treated lumber industry. so the industry got together and voluntarily regulated itself, about seven or ei
the nation and getting worse before it gets better. >>> closing court a big city has to turn people away because the money has run out. is this any way for courts in america to do business? >>> family ties. if you have the gene that raises your risk of alzheimer's disease, would you want to know about it? tonight the story of a family that had to make that decision. making a difference for noble animals that deserve a better life. >>> and coming in for a landing for the very last time. >>> and coming in for a landing for the very last time. nightly news begins right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. they tell us the scientific explanation is this. high pressure compressing the air, cooking the air and ramming it down on top of us and holding it there. but here's the real problem. there are now 34 states where there are heat advisories or heat warnings. one million square miles of our country where folks are being warned about the heat tonight. the heat, the severe heart of it, affects 141 million americans as it moves over big population centers. we can
tonight there. is a big warm up tomorrow. a cooling trend starting ash the end of the week. there is a low moving inland there. is a big ridge of high pressure going to take control of the weather bringing us much warmer weather and clockwise circulation around that high will serve to push low clouds and fog south ward away from our coastline. so we'll start the day tomorrow with clear condition as long the coastline. let's follow the kkt overnight. fog will be gone and there is is a nice warm up. high temperatures along the coast into upper 60s up to near 70 degrees, 70s to 80s around the bay and there are mid-90s into warmest inland locations, low temperatures to 60 in places like antioch, notice how far south will push overnight z there is high temperatures tomorrow. nice warm highs ranging from 86 in san jose. and there is highs mainly into low 80s, and low 80s in redwood city. and there is 68 in pacifica. coast will be warm. 73 degrees will be the high. and 69 in the sunset district. and there is nrj bay highs upper 80s and there is up to santa rosa and cloverdale. near east bay highs
big problem for commuters heading into silicon valley a fatal accident on 101. sue hall has the latest. >> there is big problem. santa clara as you head toward san jose two lanes blocked with an accident fatal accident motorcycle and emergency crews are on the scene. it is south of expressway. you can see traffic slowing as you head toward san jose. they are trying to get the accident out of there as quickly as possible. >>> san francisco police chief is holding a community meeting over the officer shooting death in the bayview. police provided more evidence that the suspect shot first but activists don't believe it. amy hollyfield has more. >> reporter: protest came through the castro. check out the damage that was done. this is bank of america at 18th and castro that had its window shattered. reports of smoke bombs thrown inside the muni station here. this protest started at 5:00 yesterday afternoon and came through the castro around 6:00. no one was hurt but someone did throw a hammer at police officers. police declared an unlawful assembly around 7:45 last night. that is when they
a time lapse from our camera. yes, it is warming up, and it is going to warm up in a big way. as you look at this time lapse here, this is what it looked like this afternoon. the fog just hovered most of the afternoon, and as a result, it was cooler at the coastline today, but the inland areas continue -- continued to come up. it was in the low 70s. we have 60s across much of the bay area along the coastline though the temperatures are in the 50s. here are the highlights. patchy coastal fog. a big warm up for tomorrow. and we are looking at a cooling trend at the end of the week. so today's warm up is just a taste of what's coming tomorrow. looking at the satellite and the radar, an area of low pressure that is keeping us in the cooler than normal mode is exiting. so the higher pressure takes control of our weather. it is going to be much warmer tomorrow. here is what's going to happen. the wind flow around the area of high pressure is bringing the wind out of the northwest. we are already seeing signs of the northwesterly winds in the form of the fog getting blown away literally cleared
harvey told a captivated audience burning man is more than a big party in the desert. it's a yearly exercise in building a community and that's what he hopes to do in the heart of san francisco, near union square's world class shopping. that's why burning man's head quarter also be moving in. >> we think there are a lot of opportunities to do it. and we build the city every year in the desert, and we know something about making urban environments vital. >> reporter: homeowners in the tender loin are hoping it will transform the neighborhood. >> there are more children per capita than anywhere else in san francisco. >> reporter: he said the art can and will energize the community. the transformation may begin with something as simple as art pads. >> then the entire city given the supply of creative works out there could be one huge revolving exhibit of art. >> reporter: russo is hoping burners will give people a reason to walk to the tender loin instead of around it. >> art is the way to go, but there is a trickle down effect, so hopefully it will also affect the small business growt
on our big board. a new auxiliary lane traveled all the way down to palo alto near university avenue starting from menlo. about 3 mi. long. will illustrate with a red line were the odds of lanes will travel. the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of summer to those of 12. -- 2012. when you see construction, that is what is going on. >> memorial services are planned into honored these psychiatrists and assistant professor who died in a crash with a shuttle bus and big break in hayes valley last week. at the funeral mass will be at 10:00 a.m. for 52 year-old kevin mack, that will be at st. agnes catholic church. there was a viewing last night for mac ck. >> key here is the scene of the crash until the last thursday. mac and about 15 others were writing a shuttle to san francisco general hospital when he collided with a big break traveling north on octavia boulevard. mac was ejected in the land underneath the big rig. witnesses say the shuttle bus driver may have ran a red >> the army psychiatrist charge in the foofort hood shooting will be in court today. people face
with the northerly wind. keeping the fog from having a big penetration. we're not going to see fog as far inland as we did the last week. these were the highs from today. pretty warm, warmer than yesterday. tomorrow's temperature are going to come up a couple of degrees from these. i think we're going to see temperatures warmer than they have been. that's your wednesday. long range forecast a little warmer, a little drier. a little less fog. early clearing tomorrow because of the way the fog set up. because of that northerly wind. it just tkupt doesn't have that big push. the fog shows it, there's at midnight. it's been full coverage on all nine bay area counties. by 7:00 a.m. it's just patches of it out there at lands end. looks as though we're going to see less fog. warmer daytime highs, air quality will edge down. it just won't be as good. no major heat wave; just warmer. 54 in vallejo tomorrow. these are your forecast highs then for wednesday. the morning the fog starts to clear away from the coast and we're just by lack of fog going to be warmer. you knew that. high pressure not superstron
northbound. it will still be a big hassle. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway, we have slow traffic here in hayward, southbound backing up from about just south of 238 down to tennyson. san mateo bridge looks nice after a delay. and the dumbarton bridge looks nice. if you drive on the dumbarton bridge it's smelly near the radio towers. what are those? tweet me. 7:11. let's go to steve. >> i'm gonna guess the tide. >>> garning. we have sunshine, warm weather inland. by the coast there's still pockets of fog. another tweet from laurel. parts of the marin coast, san mateo/santa cruz coastline. it's very shallow. high temperatures are inland. as you know, it's been very, very cool. antioch 90 degrees. today, 92. that should be your high this time of year. the coastal temperatures have been actually close to normal. had a big nothing bank yesterday. some of it is starting to come back a little bit. temperatures 60s, already for some. we're running normal on the lows. here but some of the higher elevations -- are about 70 degrees. there's some warm air aloft. it won't take long to get to
current and pulled over a big waterfall at yosemite national park. and searchers are out looking for their bodies today wednesday, july 20th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm ann curry. as you see, it's 76 degrees already at 7:00 a.m. here in new york city. and new york is one of 32 states under a heat advisory warning today. >> i think you can see that shot from above, the haze that's hanging over the city. apparently a lot of the country is trapped inside what people are calling a heat dome. inside that dome temperatures in the 90s and 100s in areas that aren't used to getting that hot. now you throw humidity on top of that, and there is simply no way to escape. how long will all this last? we'll check in with al roker on that in just a moment. >>> then we're going to talk about wendy murdoch, the wife of rupert murdoch. she was the first person to leap to her husband's defense when a protester tried to hit him in the face with a pie as he was testifying in fr
in that general direction. as far as the propane tanks the one that firefighters had the most concern was the big tall white one. flames broke out around midnight between trucks which are parked in a lot in the middle of a hotel. people in the hotel and a row of houses that border the lot tell us to get out. luckily fire crews were able to protect the tanks. eight u-haul trucks were damaged and it was a tough fire to get to. >> the access was a definite difficulty for us. we had to stretch multiple two and a half inch lines probably 250-400 feet back there which is pretty long ways back in there for us. >> reporter: now there was a slight pop that you could actually hear from the gas tank exploding on one of the trucks. that is according to fire officials. all of the evacwees are safe and sound. we will hear from one man that faced an extra challenge. no one was hurt in the fire and investigators are still trying to determine exactly what caused it all. >>> san francisco police chief greg sur will hold a community meeting tonight in the city's bay view district. the chief will try to cool down th
at the crescent street site. it is a big consideration i have, that the history of this one license and how it is being transferred across the city to a better location, that you probably want to send this out of committee. probably without recommendation, but i will be sending it forward with the committee. we actually met with folks from walgreen's as well about this. i wanted to thank them specifically dave, who i believe is here, for his patience on this item as well, and we can go ahead and open up for public comment. we will do three minutes per person. i have a couple of cards. [reading names] use the one to your right. >> good morning, supervisors. good morning, san francisco. i bring you greetings from the united food and commercial workers union local 648. michael sharp is our president. we support walgreen's in their endeavor. they are an outstanding employer. they brought nothing but honor to our city. we support them. thank you very much. >> good morning, supervisor avalos, supervisor elsbernd. i am the district manager for walgreen's. this store is under my supervision. i also
faster. >> probably -- a big job that we did on would street depleted the program's funds and certainly the last three or four years, we did not have the funds to do that. we are -- we have some large projects coming in and they have made it a priority to get funds for the program. >> we can talk about that later in the next item of the budget. this could maybe be something we want to implement. >> this might be good for everybody, especially if we can charged the owner two times or three times the cost. it gives them an incentive to do it on their own and do it quickly instead of waiting for a city contractor and a city contractor would probably appreciate that type of work and maybe we can get some revenue out of it also. >> we will have to form some kind of criteria. to say we will do that would be putting false hope out there. >> is there a point where the 60,000 that had been expended is now a loss or is there continued collection? >> the city attorney is on it. you cannot sell or transfer the property without us being reimbursed. but it is now a vacant lot. >> we heard the speaker
is not that big. the piece of paper that has to go, you make copies and you stick it underneath the cash register, you stick it under the advertisements in the bag that try to get me to come back and buy something else. i absolutely appreciate that point, but in terms of the burden? is it really that burdensome? >> in many cases, it is. there are a number of requirements depending on the type of store the to our. depending on the type of retail establishments that you are you may not have the wall space or the physical space for the disclosure. pharmacies, walgreen's, wall speak -- wall space is very limited in pharmacies. they like when consumers to look around and see the different products for sale. when we start going down this path of disclosure, the question is, when does it end? where does it stop? in terms of the pamphlet at the register, if the court fails to provide that information to a customer, you are opening yourself up to liability. which we have serious concerns about. >> i am a member of the public and i have come before you to encourage you to support this basic measure toward
are otherwise not in. frankly it is also an opportunity to connect to the big infrastructure investments that do not get a big rap -- good wrap all the time. you have a community where everyone lives on the trunk line. at the end of the castro shuttle or the parallel line, being in good shape, people farther out have a hard time accessing that service. these are projects that i intend to connect the dots in that way. to provide flexibility in the areas of bayview or hunters point. the more difficult or challenging areas and so on. comparatively speaking, this is not billions of dollars. this is taking the resources in the community and organizing them better. this could very well be worth of the research work that would have been through these consultant contracts in collaboration with that the agencies so that we can do more with the services that we have. >> it sounds like -- supervisor mar: it sounds like from public comment that these contracts are very important for the bayview hunters point mobility study. it looks like there were four different firms that responded to the rp and three of
, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> it is 5:24 as we look live from mount sutro, pulling the downtown san francisco shot. it is beautiful every morning, golden sunrise on the way. it looks great. >> all right. >> china's most famous athlete announced his retirement from the n.b.a. houston rockets center is a household name. he played 8 seasons and. his all star presence expanded the popularity in asia big time. yao has the possibility of becoming go general manager of team there. >> in nepal, size does matter. there is a new measurement of mount everest. they figured the height 28,028 feet but 12 years ago russian climbers it's seven feet faul taller than that. plans are being made to put a device that will measure the height once again using sat
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. >> thank you, spencer, a few dollars, a fast ride and a big rift. the method people are using to begin a long process of trying to sneak across the border. >> and later, britain's prime minister cuts short a trip to africa to testify in the tabloid phone hacking scandal. >> one thing that a lack of sleep makes you focus on more clearly and a word of advice about this. watch out for your frenemies, next. >>> health officials warning a california company is still selling a kind of pet frog known to carry salmonela. they stopped shipping the frog, and the cdc found they made more than 20 people sick, most of them, children. despite the warning, the company resumed selling the frogs last month. the company has not commented on this. >>> new research finds obesity is behind the most common form of breast cancer in older women. the records of more than 6,000 post menopausal women had hormone sensitive tumors found too much fat in the body raises hormone levels, alcohol and cigarettes were the next biggest factors. >>> and german researcher nouz believe a pregnant mother's stress can have a l
a normal blind wall building. it's a big clear stand wall, you know, stucco or something. and here, it appears to be and i don't know what the actual structure is. it appears to be stone below and a log building above. >> [laughter] >> with a big balcony deck on these giant beams that projects from the building. >> these are low beams and the real structure is hidden inside and for that quality of construction, they probably have pretty good flashing details. >> tremendous problems with water intrusion when you have that many horizontal members. because the water's going to want to get in to each and every one of those cracks between the horizontal boards of this. -- log building. we have a variety of different kinds of balconies and decks here, all of which have extreme waterproofing issues. it's a very, very modern one on the right. requires a very highly sophisticated flashing and waterproofing detail. >> i would say the one in the middle. and i know that building. i don't know if that particular building has been inspected but i've done a lot of those buildings that have these
that the propane tank is secure. it's 1,000 gallons and pretty big, 10 feet tall so there was concern that not just the fire but even the heat could set that off. but it's secure and the residents as we have been told are let back in this morning. >> thank you, anser hassan live in mountain view. >>> tempers flared on the streets of san francisco. protestors unhappy with the police killing of a teenage convict turned to vandalism and violence. dozens were arrested. anne makovec has more from the newsroom. >> reporter: the police chief had already planned a community meeting that's going to be more important than ever. it's going on tonight. but after things got out of control last night, there will be extra security at this meeting. it's hosted by the chief of police and city council members trying to address people's concerns that police shooting that left a man dead. about -- this is video actually which was taken last night. our cbs photographer was actually attacked during this interview. you're about to see that. yeah. knocked down, camera knocked out of his hands. luckily, police did arrest s
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